Roky Erickson

Jul 15, 1947 – May 31, 2019 (Age 71)


Roky Erickson was a pioneering psychedelic rocker who founded the Texas band the 13th Floor Elevators as a teenager. For full obituary and coverage from, click here.

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An absolute Legend! May you journey well.

I would like to express my deepest condolences to the family for their loss of a talented man. May you find comfort and strength in God during this time of mourning.

Mr. Ericsson will be missed dearly. May God comfort his loved ones. Keep his memories close at heart. Thoughts and prayers.

RIP, Rocky. Your music was a gift to us all.

May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.


our deepest and most sincere condolences
I will never forget his music the Band is a True Inspiration & great Memories .

Growing up in Houston with International Artists and Gold Star Recording and Roky and the Elevators, my eyes and ears and head were open...great time...thanks